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Todd Moyer, Confluence

RegTech to trigger asset management back office transformation in 2017

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 09:10

Confluence predicts that the rise of regulatory technology (RegTech) in 2017 will trigger a transformation of the asset management back office, with improved data management and technology solutions delivering operating model improvements through automation. »

TORA launches charting solution powered by ChartIQ

TORA launches charting solution powered by ChartIQ

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 13:06

Investment management platform provider TORA has launched a multi-asset charting technology powered by ChartIQ. »

Dave Hannibal, FactSet

LiquidityBook integrates FactSet data

Wed, 14/12/2016 - 14:43

LiquidityBook has integrated FactSet’s real-time global exchange, reference and benchmark data within both the Buy-Side LBX and Sell-Side LBX POEMS (portfolio, order and execution management system) platforms. »

Tom Driscoll, Charles River

Charles River expands hosting capabilities in Canada

Tue, 13/12/2016 - 09:09

Charles River Development has signed an agreement with CenturyLink, opening up its software-as-a-service offerings to buy-side clients in Canada. »

Harpal Sandhu, Integral Development Corp

Linedata integrates OMS with Integral’s InvestorFX

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 14:24

Linedata has integrated its order management system (OMS) powered by Longview, with Integral Development Corp’s InvestorFX. »

Brad Bailey, Celent

Cloud acceptance at tipping point in capital markets, says Celent

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 09:53

The appetite for cloud-based services in capital markets has reached a critical point and cloud is set to become the main delivery model for certain key functions in the near future, according to research from Celent. »

Gary Brackenridge, Linedata

Linedata launches new version of Global Hedge

Fri, 09/12/2016 - 08:47

Linedata has launched an updated version of its portfolio management system, Linedata Global Hedge. »

Damian Handzy, StatPro

StatPro Investor Analytics re-named StatPro Revolution Alpha

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 09:10

StatPro Group’s recently acquired cloud-based risk analytics system Investor Analytics has been re-named StatPro Revolution Alpha, as the integration within the Revolution platform takes shape. »

Donnacha Loughrey, Crossroads Capital Management

Crossroads Capital Management and AlphaDesk form partnership

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 07:27

Irish independent investment management service provider Crossroads Capital Management (CCM) has licensed AlphaDesk, the cloud-based software provider to hedge funds and other investment managers. »

Lee Campbell, CubeLogic

CubeLogic partners with Lacima Group

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 12:30

CubeLogic, a provider of risk management and business intelligence solutions for the energy, commodity, and financial markets, has formed a strategic alliance with Lacima Group. »

Philip Tham, Citco

Citco launches enhanced risk and transparency offering

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:07

Citco has launched an enhanced version of its risk and transparency offering which will enable clients to monitor and assess risk using flexible, customisable tools. »

Viktor Tadijanovic, Abacus

Security and communications enhancements added to AbacusFLEX Private Cloud

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 07:51

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted cloud IT solutions for alternative investment funds, has added security and communications enhancements to its AbacusFlex Private Cloud platform. »

Alfred Eskandar, Portware

Portware releases V6.4 of execution management system

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 13:56

Portware, a provider of multi-asset trade automation solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI), has upgraded its execution management system (EMS), Portware Enterprise. »

Stefan Willebrand, Bricknode

Bricknode launches specialised transaction viewer for BFS

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 10:10

Bricknode has launched a new application in the Bricknode Add-On Marketplace called Transaction Viewer. »

Lee Hodgkinson, Euronext

Euronext selects LiquidMetrix for best execution analytics platform

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 08:44

Euronext has selected Strategic Insight’s LiquidMetrix as the best execution analytics platform for its equity, ETF and derivatives products. »

Chris Walsh, AcadiaSoft

AcadiaSoft buys ProtoColl collateral management service

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 08:54

AcadiaSoft, a provider of margin automation solutions for counterparties engaged in collateral exchange worldwide, has acquired ProtoColl, an end-to-end collateral and margin management service, from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). »

Andrew Herriot, Linear Investments

Linear Investments to use TFG Financial Systems for real-time margin reporting

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 09:51

Linear Investments, a FCA-approved boutique prime broker, has appointed TFG Financial Systems for the provision of real-time margin reporting. »

Sandy Rattray, Man AHL

Man AHL launches second annual coding competition for students

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 09:07

Man AHL, Man Group’s diversified quantitative investment manager, has launched the second annual Man AHL Coder Prize, a coding competition for students with a top prize of GBP5,000. »

David Brown, IPC

IPC offers Connexus Cloud customers access to Equinix Cloud Exchange

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 08:15

IPC, a provider of communications and networking solutions, has joined the Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) to provide access via its Connexus Cloud solution to cloud providers available in Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. »

John Truscott, Liberum

Liberum adopts Torstone’s Inferno

Tue, 15/11/2016 - 09:55

Liberum, a pan-European investment bank, signed a multi-year deal with Torstone Technology to use Inferno in July and went live last week, implementing a complete back office system within four months. »

James Carter, SimCorp

SimCorp partners with Cassini Systems to enhance front office offering

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 20:04

SimCorp has partnered with Cassini Systems, a provider of pre-trade analytics solutions for OTC trading, to offer its clients access to Cassini’s analytics solution through SimCorp Dimension. »

Carlo Reding, Grant Thornton ABAX Investment Services

Grant Thornton ABAX Investment Services selects PFS‐PAXUS fund admin software

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 08:28

Grant Thornton ABAX Investment Services, based in Luxembourg, has selected PFS‐PAXUS for the administration of its funds services. »

Michael Rude, REDI

REDI to provide clients with access to S3 Partners' Blacklight

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 14:12

REDI Global Technologies and S3 Partners have teamed up to provide REDI’s clients with access to S3's Blacklight platform, a suite of treasury management reporting and analysis tools designed to provide security, stability and franchise longevity. »

Ross Ellis, SEI

Five key trends in disruptive technology - No4: Uberisation

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 12:39

Sat here writing this article in one of London’s many coffee shops there are at least half a dozen others tapping away on their MacBooks. By 2020, it is estimated that 40 to 50 per cent of the global workforce will work for themselves, in a freelance or independent consultant capacity, collaborating with people on platforms to deliver a particular service or solution.  »

Jonathan Bloch, EDI

EDI launches Economic Indicator Service in partnership with AlgoCircle

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 14:41

Exchange Data International (EDI), in partnership with AlgoCircle, has launched the Economic Indicator Service (EIS), which expands its data coverage to include worldwide economic data. »

Jesper Steiness, SS&C Advent

Fintech helps automate alternative funds

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:09

At SS&C Advent, an independent unit of SS&C Technologies who collectively support more than 10,000 customers worldwide, there has been, according to Jesper Steiness (pictured), Director of Global Accounts, a clear growth of interest among fund managers and service providers to improve automation with respect to alternative portfolio accounting and reporting.  »

James Church, Fincad

Fincad launches mortgage-backed securities solution

Wed, 02/11/2016 - 10:51

Fincad, a provider of valuation and risk analytics, has added coverage for mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and structured fixed income securities to its F3 solution via integration with data analytics providers AD&Co and Intex. »

Robert Roley, SS&C Advent

SS&C revamps Tamale RMS user interface

Tue, 01/11/2016 - 09:50

SS&C Technologies has released a new web-based application for Tamale RMS, which is designed to provide a secure browser experience and help front office professionals connect with their research anytime, anywhere. »

Simon Bullers, Nimbrix

Nimbrix launches blockchain platform for financial services powered by Microsoft Azure

Tue, 01/11/2016 - 09:47

Nimbrix has launched a Blockchain enabled platform and created an industry consortium with KPMG and Microsoft which will bring to market a reinvention of financial services software. »

Christoph Landis, SIX Swiss Exchange

SIX Swiss Exchange extends tech contract with Nasdaq

Mon, 31/10/2016 - 11:03

Nasdaq and SIX Swiss Exchange have extended their current technology contract, which includes X-stream INET Trading technology for all SIX markets, including equities, ETFs, structured products, funds and fixed income, as well as SMARTS Market Surveillance and Nasdaq Pre-Trade Risk Management. »

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